Do you feel a burning like sensation in your chest? Does the food from your stomach go back to your mouth? Do you have sore throat? Are you having trouble swallowing both foods and liquids? If you answer yes to all these questions then you are experiencing a condition called acid reflux.

Acid reflux is a condition wherein the Lower Esophageal Sphincter or LES fails to function. The LES is the one controlling the entrance and exit of the foods and acids in the stomach, when the LES malfunctions then the foods and acids from your stomach go back to your esophagus. 

Acid reflux is a condition that can be treated; here are some remedies of acid reflux:

·         Avoid foods that are rich in acid such as Tomato, lemon, raw onion, French fries, mashed potato, ground beef, chicken nuggets, Buffalo wings, marbled sirloin, regular cottage cheese, sour cream, ice cream, milk shake, spaghetti with sauce, macaroni and cheese, creamy salad dressing, oil and vinegar salad dressing, high-fat butter cookies, chocolate, doughnut corn chips, brownies and etc. foods that are rich in acid causes the LES to weaken.

·         Drink 8 glasses or more of water everyday. Water will help your body in reducing the production of acid in your stomach.

·         The right prescription and treatment. For you to know the right prescription and treatment, you should visit your doctor to check what causes your acid reflux.